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Date/Time

Date(s) - 25/06/2019 - 26/06/2019
4:30 pm

Location

Macdonald Burlington Hotel Birmingham
Burlington Arcade, 126 New St
Birmingham
B2 4JQ

‘Cutting Edge Science for Parkinson’s Clinicians’ is designed to advance scientific insights for specialists working within Parkinson’s disease (final year registrars and above).

This is the second meeting of its kind. Our first event took place in July 2018 (→ Programme).

→ Read more about our previous meeting

 

Programme:

A draft programme will be available in the coming weeks on this page. The meeting will commence at 4.30 pm on Tuesday, 25 June and finish approx 5.00 pm on the 26 June.

Here is a sneak preview:

Prodromal Pd, Fact or Fiction?
Dr Alastair Noyce (Neurologist, Queen Mary University of London)
What have we learned from the GDNF trial?
Dr Alan Whone (Neurologist, University of Bristol)
How do dementia, psychosis and Pd overlap?
Prof Iracema Leroi (Old Age Psychiatrist, University of Manchester)
What is the relationship between Ageing, Frailty & Pd
Prof Richard Walker (Geriatrician, University of Newcastle)
How can we target the disease mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease?
Dr Simon Stott (Deputy Director of Research & Development Cure Parkinson’s Trust)

 

Confirmed guest speaker at the evening dinner will be Prof Bas Bloem, who is the founder and Medical Director of Parkinson Center Nijmegen and co-director of ParkinsonNet at Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands.

 

Costs & accommodation:

The event is fully funded and includes all meeting materials, an evening dinner with guest speaker Prof Bas Bloem, plus one night of accommodation on the 25 June, for non-local attendees.

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This meeting is supported by Bial and delivered in association with the Parkinson’s Academy.